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Municipal Liability – When are Supervisors Liable for the Actions of Subordinates in Federal Civil Rights and Police Liability Cases?

By Eric Marcy, Esq.             In Federal civil rights actions under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, supervisors are frequently named as defendants, even in circumstances were the supervisor was not directly involved or did not even have knowledge of the actions of the subordinate that gave rise to the claimed deprivation…

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How Do I Navigate Thanksgiving After a Divorce?

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all of the things that we have to be thankful for and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast with family and friends. However, if you have recently gone through a divorce, the holidays can be a difficult time, particularly if you have children and…

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Does Child Abuse Always Involve Physical Contact?

Child abuse takes many forms, from physical and sexual abuse to abandonment and neglect. While any type of abuse can have devastating consequences, from physical injuries to extreme mental and emotional trauma, the abuse that does not leave any cuts or bruises that can still cause significant emotional harm and…

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Is Marital Abandonment Legal Grounds for Divorce?

When a couple files for divorce, one of the first steps is to complete the “Complaint for Divorce” document. Among other information that must be listed in this document, you must specify the reason for the divorce. In New Jersey, valid grounds for divorce include no-fault grounds, adultery, extreme cruelty,…

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How Do I Get Divorce Papers?

Even the most amicable divorces can be costly, time-consuming, and emotionally draining. However, if your divorce is uncontested, and you have resolved the major issues like child custody and spousal support, you and your spouse may be able to obtain a divorce much more quickly than a contested divorce, and…

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen Hire Divorce Lawyers After Notable Tension

Famed quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel-turned-activist wife Gisele Bündchen have each hired divorce lawyers. After months of tension that resulted in the pair living separately, Brady and Bündchen have reportedly retained attorneys to determine how their assets would be divided should they move forward with a divorce. Married since…

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